BUDDY GUY RELEASES “NINE BELOW ZERO,”
THE FIRST TRACK REVEALED FROM FORTHCOMING ALBUM THE BLUES IS ALIVE AND WELL OUT EVERYWHERE JUNE 15, 2018
Seven-time Grammy Award winning blues icon Buddy Guy reveals his version of “Nine Below Zero,” the Sonny Boy Williamson penned-classic and the first song released from this forthcoming album THE BLUES IS ALIVE AND WELL, set for release June 15 on Silvertone/RCA Records. The track “Nine Below Zero” premiered on B.B. King’s Bluesville channel on SiriusXM.
HE BLUES IS ALIVE AND WELL is Buddy Guy’s follow up to his 2015 album Born To Play Guitar, which won “Best Blues Album” at the 2016 Grammy Awards, debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top Blues Album charts and marked Guy’s fifth #1 album on the chart and twelfth Top 10 Billboard Blues album.
THE BLUES IS ALIVE AND WELL features guest appearances by Mick Jagger on “You Did The Crime,” Keith Richards & Jeff Beck on “Cognac,” and James Bay on “Blue No More.” Grammy Award winning producer/songwriter and longtime collaborator Tom Hambridge produced the album.
In his quest to keep the genre vital, Guy chats about the origin of southern blues and performs on David Letterman’s Netflix series, My Next Guest Needs No Introduction, which began airing on May 4th.
The Blues Is Alive And Well Tracklisting
01 A Few Good Years
02 Guilty As Charged
03 Cognac (featuring Jeff Beck & Keith Richards)
04 The Blues Is Alive And Well
05 Bad Day
06 Blue No More (featuring James Bay)
07 Whiskey For Sale
08 You Did The Crime (featuring Mick Jagger)
09 Old Fashioned
10 When My Day Comes
11 Nine Below Zero
12 Ooh Daddy
13 Somebody Up There
14 End Of The Line